Sandra Bullock starrer Gravity tops Bafta nominations

Sandra Bullock starrer space drama Gravity has topped 2014’s Bafta Film awards nomination list in 11 categories

Gravity is followed by American Hustle and Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave with ten nominations. While Tom Hanks starrer Captain Phillips swept 9 nominations, Behind the Candelabra, which is based on the last ten years of openly gay pianist Liberace, and another one of Hanks’ starrer film Saving Mr. Banks got 5 nominations, the BBC reported. Bullock and Christian Bale, who starred in David O. Russell-helmed 1970s con-artist romp American Hustle, are up for best actress and best actor respectively. ‘Gravity’s filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron has also been nominated for best director. Most Nominated Films are: ‘Gravity’ – 11 ‘American Hustle’ – 10 ‘12 Years a Slave’ – 10 Captain Phillips – 9 ‘Behind the Candelabra’ – 5 ‘Saving Mr Banks’ – 5 Here is the list of the nominations in various categories: Best film ‘12 Years a Slave’ ‘American Hustle’ ‘Captain Phillips’ ‘Gravity’ ‘Philomena’ Actor Christian Bale – ‘American Hustle’ Bruce Dern – Nebraska Leonardo DiCaprio – The Wolf of Wall Street Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years a Slave Tom Hanks – Captain Phillips Actor Amy Adams – American Hustle Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine Sandra Bullock – Gravity Judi Dench – Philomena Emma Thompson – Saving Mr Banks Director Alfonso Cuaron – Gravity Paul Greengrass – Captain Phillips Steve McQueen – 12 Years a Slave David O Russell – American Hustle Martin Scorsese – The Wolf of Wall Street.